SPORTS DAY: Wood takes nine to wipe out SA hopes


SPORTS DAY: Wood takes nine to wipe out SA hopes

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England thump Proteas

Ben Stokes and Mark Wood made a double strike shortly before tea, breaking stubborn SA resistance and setting up a 191-run win for England on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers on Monday. The win clinched a 3-1 series victory for England. Set to make a world record 466 to win, SA reached 181 for two before Stokes bowled Faf du Plessis for 35. In the next over man-of-the-match Wood dismissed Rassie van der Dussen for 98. He went on to claim four for 54 to finish with match figures of nine for 100. Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma shone briefly but SA were bowled out for 274...

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